staining stair treds

andrelaplume2September 21, 2010

We have a set of steps going to the basement. They are unfinished pine but nice ones. As I finish the basement I have contemplated staining the steps but I assume after the stain is applied some sort of urathane would go on...but wouldn't this make the steps slippers and a hazard?

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Yes, so use a sand under the urethane. These is also a garage floor finish that is high friction.
Or you can use "high friction" pads on the center sections.
Amen on using a stain, so much better than paint.

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